Astor & Co Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Astor & Co

Year: c.1810

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): L=59 W=167 H=24

Current location: Not on display

General description: Mahogany case with crossbent inlay. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Flatsawn soundboard wood, meaning the soundboard is likely not the original. Single bridge. Bichord.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-c3

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: New Patent / G. Astor & Co. / No. 79 Cornhill / London

Edition/serial number: 3281

Geelvinck collections overview